Report 2015-129 Recommendation 17 Responses
Report 2015-129: King City Police Department: Strengthening Management Practices Would Help Its Efforts to Prevent Officer Misconduct and to Regain the Public's Trust (Release Date: July 2016)
Recommendation #17 To: King City
To ensure that it is appropriately maintaining custody of evidence items and complying with POST recommendations, the Department should develop a process by September 2016 for the chief to review compliance with the monthly inspection requirement.
1-Year Agency Response
In addition to the policy provided in Exhibit 4, a copy of the checklist form developed by the Police Chief is provided as Exhibit 5.
- Completion Date: June 2017
- Response Date: July 2017
California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Fully Implemented
6-Month Agency Response
The Police Chief has developed and is issuing a policy and procedure to set forth the process for reviewing compliance with the monthly inspection requirement.
- Completion Date: January 2017
- Response Date: January 2017
California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Pending
The Department's policy for inspection of the evidence room provides for a monthly inspection of the evidence storage facility by the supervisor of the evidence custodian. However, the policy does not discuss a process for the chief to review compliance with the monthly inspection requirement.
- Auditee did not address all aspects of the recommendation
60-Day Agency Response
The Police Chief is developing a process as recommended.
- Estimated Completion Date: January 2016
- Response Date: December 2016
California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Pending
Agency responses received are posted verbatim.